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By Rick Honings,Gaston Franssen

This booklet maps the heritage of literary big name from the early 19th century to the current, paying particular consciousness to the authors’ crafting in their writerly self in addition to the afterlife in their public snapshot. Case reports are John Keats, Edgar Allan Poe, Eliza cook dinner, Herman Melville, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein, J.D. Salinger and Zadie Smith.
Literary megastar is a component and parcel of contemporary literary tradition, but it maintains to elevate exciting questions on the character of authorship, writerly popularity and the strain among authorial self-fashioning and public appropriation. This quantity offers specified insights into the phenomenon.

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